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The North Dakota Safety Council is a private non-profit organization supported through grants, donations and memberships. Our mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities. With nearly 1,000 member companies representing all sizes of all industries, the NDSC is an active participant in influencing safe work practices all across North Dakota.

 
Thank You NDSC Members 

New Members as of 
January 1, 2015
A B Plastics, Inc.
Almost Famous Body Piercing
Aspen Environmental Services
DBK Construction, LLP
Dickinson Ready Mix
Fort Berthold Community College
H & S Contracting, Inc.
Honeywell Safety Products
J-Mar Enterprises
Loen Bro
Mid Dakota Worklife Occupation Clinic
Modular Space Corporation
NDSU Safety Office - Dept 3300
PCL Construction
Souris Valley Care Center
Thompson Public Schools
Three Affiliated Tribes Boys & Girls Club
Vigen Construction
Wise Services
 
Renewing Members as of 
January 1, 2015
A B Plastics, Inc.
ABM - Advanced Business Methods
Advantage Plumbing & Heating
Ag World Support Systems
Airgas On-Site Safety Services, Inc.
Almost Famous Body Piercing
American Crystal Sugar - Moorhead
Anderson Western, Inc.
Arthur Companies
Aspen Environmental Services
AZZ WSI, LLC
Basin Safety
Black Construction
BOS Solutions
C. L. Smith Industrial
Cal-Dak Cabinets
Cass Clay Kemps LLC
Cenex Pipeline
Central Cass School Dist 17
Central Trenching Incorporated
CF Industries, Inc.
Coal Creek Construction
Cobra Hose, Inc.
Craft Builders, Inc.
Creative Construction LLC
CS Consulting LLC
Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch
Dakota Fire Extinguisher
Dakotah Country Crane Service
Dickinson Ready Mix
Dietzel Enterprises Inc
DMVWRR
E & J Rebar, Inc.
Eagle Construction
Edling Electric
Ellingson Companies
Energy Services South LLC
Farmers Union Insurance
Farmers Union Oil of Southern Valley
Farstad Oil, Inc.
First Choice Physical Therapy
Freedom Oilfield Services
G & M Lathing Contractors, Inc.
GCR
Golder Associates
Good Samaritan Society Oakes
GPK Products, Inc
Great Basin Industrial
Great River Energy - Stanton
H & S Contracting, Inc.
Hartman Walsh Industrial Services
Hatton Prairie Village
Headwaters Resources
Heitkamp Construction Co Inc.
High Plains  Inc
Honeywell Safety Products
Industrial Builders, Inc.
Innovative Energy Alliance (IEA)
Interstate Companies Inc
J2ML Industrial Inc
Jacam Chemical, LLC
JDP Electric, Inc.
Jensen Brothers Construction
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Johnson's Wrecking
Kapstone Container Corp.
Killoran Trucking & Brokerage,Inc.
Kolling & Kolling, Inc.
Kringstad Ironworks
Lafarge Dakota, Inc.
Loen Bro
Lufkin Industries, Inc.
Mann Signs and Service
Marathon Oil Company
Maring Williams Law Office
Mark's Heating & Cooling, Inc.
Mattson Construction
MBI Energy Services
Mid Dakota Worklife Occupation Clinic
Midwest Steeplejacks, Inc.
MinKo Construction
Minot Park District
Modular Space Corporation
Mon-Dak Tank, Inc.
Montana Dakota Utilities Co.
Moog, Inc.
Moorhead Machinery & Boiler Co.
Mountrail Williams Electric Coop
ND Dept of Emergency Services
ND DOT - Bismarck District
ND DOT - Fargo District
ND Insurance Reserve Fund
NDSU - Upper Great Plains Transportation
NDSU Safety Office - Dept 3300
Network Center Communications
Nodak Energy Services
North Dakota Petroleum Council
North Dakota Port Services
North Dakota State College of Science
Northern Improvement Company
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Northwest Communications Co-op
Office of Attorney General
Paradigm Enterprises, Inc.
PCL Construction
Pinky's Aggregates, Inc.
Pioneer Penkota Wireline (Dickinson)
Pioneer Penkota Wireline (Williston)
Power Product Services, Inc.
Prairie View Landscaping
Precision Underground
Rapid Fire Protection Inc
Reimer Welding
RIDE Inc.
Riley Power - Welding Technologies
Roers Development
Safety Works
Sandstone Energy, LLC
Shermco Industries
Skeels Electric
Sparling Construction, Inc.
Steffes Corporation
Stoneham Drilling
Swingen Construction Co
The Village Family Service Center
Thompson Public Schools
Three Affiliated Tribes Boys & Girls Club
True North Equipment
T-T Ranch
Tubular Transport & Logistics
U R Loved Belt Me
UND Office of Safety
US Bureau of Reclamation
USDA Biosciences Research Lab
Veit & Company
Vigen Construction
VisTec Industrial Services
WCE Oilfield Services, Inc
Weisgram Metal Fab Inc.
Weldtech Services Corp
Western Steel Builders
Wise Services
Wolf Steel Construction, Inc.
Workforce Safety and Insurance
 


 


Flagger Training

 

NDPC Safety Committee Meeting
 
January 27, 2015 - Don’t miss the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s Safety Committee “round table discussion” on the topic of Hazards Associated with Tank Gauging Activities. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the North Dakota Safety Council’s Annual Safety & Health Conference – Monday, February 2 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm in Prairie Rose 105 at the Bismarck Civic Center.
 
Tentative topics include:
  • 2013/14 Safety Trends in the Oil and Gas Industry in North Dakota - North Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance
  • Overview of Occupational Safety & Health Research - NIOSH Oil & Gas Extraction Sector Program
  • Worker Exposure Assessments and NIOSH Field Studies in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Acute Hydrocarbon Exposure Hazards: Production Tank Headspace VOC Assessment and Worker Exposures
  • Development of API draft guidance on Tank Gauging Activities - Dr. Bill Schmidt
  • Update on MONDAKS Steps Network effort - Dennis Schmitz
  • Time for Questions and Answers

Please RSVP to Kay Roth, NDPC administrative assistant, at kroth@ndoil.org, if you are planning to attend.


 Giving Hearts Day - Thursday, February 12

When You Give, We Give.

 

January 18, 2015 - Giving Hearts Day is a 24-Hour online give-a-thon that has helped North Dakota non-profits raise record-breaking amounts. In 2014, Giving Hearts Day brought in gifts totaling $5.7 million in 24,407 individual donations for 235 charities. Giving Hearts Day was started in 2008 by Dakota Medical Foundation and Impact Foundation as the region’s first one-day virtual fundraising event.

All donations are made at impactgiveback.org and the North Dakota Safety Council is one of the participating non-profits. BNC National Bank and Tesoro are this year's Giving Hearts Day Sponsors. Tesoro will be matching donations up to $10,000!

As a private non-profit, we understand that a non-profit’s budget may not always have room for safety training. So this year, the NDSC is PAYING IT FORWARD.

When you GIVE to the North Dakota Safety Council, we’ll GIVE safety training to other non-profits at no cost - CPR/First Aid, Defensive Driving, Violence Planning & Management and Self Protection.

When you give to the North Dakota Safety Council Thursday, February 12, we’ll give all year long. Visit www.impactgiveback.org to donate to the NDSC.

To help spread the word at your business, download a Giving Hearts Day flyer here.

Thanks for opening your heart this Giving Hearts Day. 


NDSC, Hess Provide Free Training to Killdeer Students

January 12, 2015 – Traffic crashes are the number one cause of death for drivers between the ages of 14 and 24. To help prevent teen driver fatalities in Killdeer, the North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) and Hess Corporation partnered to provide free driver safety training to students at Killdeer High School.
Alive at 25 is a 4.5 hour Defensive Driving Course designed to reduce traffic related injuries and fatalities for young drivers. The course focuses on behaviors, decision-making, and unique risks these drivers face every time they get behind the wheel. Thanks to special grant funding provided by Hess Corporation, the NDSC was able to provide this training, free of charge, to 70 juniors and seniors in Killdeer on Monday.

“The goal of our partnership is to ensure these students receive access to training that could potentially save their life. We believe Alive at 25 is the right training to accomplish that goal,” says Terry Weaver, NDSC Traffic Safety Coordinator.

To learn more about Alive at 25, visit
www.ndsc.org or call Terry Weaver at (701) 223-6372.
 

Register Today for the
NDSC’s 42nd Annual Safety & Health Conference
 
January 11, 2015 - Please join us February 3-5, 2015, at the Bismarck Event Center for the largest safety event in the region! Network with nearly 1,000 workers whose one goal is to protect North Dakota's workers from injury and death. You’ll learn how to motivate your team, develop leaders, inspire change and communicate more effectively. Choose from more than 75 technical courses to increase your knowledge and skills. Plus, there are an additional eight Pre-Conference Sessions Monday, February 2 and we’ll be giving out two prestigious awards during the Ceremony of Champions Closing Session.
 
To learn more or register, check out our event website or review our 2015 Conference Brochure.


2014 NDSC Conference Certificates Still Available

Certificates of Attendance are still available for the NDSC's 2014 Safety & Health Conference. The 2015 Conference Certificates will be available in late March. To acquire a copy of your 2014 certificate, please contact Serena Schmit at SerenaS@ndsc.org.
 


News You Can Use

 

Many adults mix alcohol, medications: study
January 23, 2015 - More than 40 percent of adults could be risking their health by mixing alcohol and prescription medications, according to a study from the National Institutes of Health.

New GDL report aims to reduce teen driver crashes
January 23, 2015 - The National Safety Council and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation have released a new report on Graduated Driver Licensing.

Safety culture lacking for young farmworkers: study
January 23, 2015 - A negative work safety culture is common among young people working on farms in North Carolina, according to a pilot study from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

NIH panel on opioid use calls for individualized treatment for Americans in pain
January 23, 2015 - Until more research is conducted on the safety and effectiveness of opioid painkillers, the health care community should focus on individualized care for the one-third of Americans who experience chronic pain, an independent panel of medical experts has concluded.

NTSB unveils 'Most Wanted' list for 2015
January 16, 2015 - The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a clear message along with its annual "Most Wanted" list of safety improvements for 2015.

Small businesses could benefit from workplace wellness programs: study
January 16, 2015 - Small employers are a good target for the introduction of workplace wellness programs, according to a new study from the Colorado School of Public Health.

Roofing contractor safety website offers webinars, toolbox talks
January 16, 2015 - The National Roofing Contractors Association and roofing manufacturer GAF have teamed up to create a website intended to help roofing contractors keep their employers safe.

Click here for these stories and more on the News Page.

 


 
The North Dakota Safety Council provides safety training and services across the state, including the cities of Bismarck, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Minot and Williston.